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Bermuda America’s Cup 3, Day – Video

Artemis Racing has dominated the other teams on the third day of race in the third Practice Session being sailed in Bermuda. Winds were averaging 23kts and gusting close to 30kts from the East This is white-knuckle racing as the boats were pushed hard at the top end of the wind range, with it being one thing to do a ...

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Beneteau Pittwater Regatta

Beneteau Pittwater Regatta © Beneteau Flagstaff Marine

It’s time to register your boat and start rallying your crew! The regatta will be held at RPAYC in conjunction with race two of the Lion Island series allowing Beneteau owners to participate in both events. Register your boat and get tickets for your crew today! What does my ticket get me? Entry fee includes: – Boat Race entry (1 ...

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Les Voiles de St. Barth

Les Voiles de St. Barth 2017 Kirsten Ferguson

Shiftier breeze and a change in the direction and design of the racecourse, in comparison to yesterday, forced many competitors to shift gears for the second day of racing at Les Voiles de St. Barth and yielded a mixed bag of results for the event’s nine classes. The fleet of 65 boats battled while navigating the rocky coast and its ...

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San Fernando Race

Scallywag - San Fernando Race © RHKYC / Naomi Rebecca

Hong Kong’s 100’ super maxi Scallywag owned by Seng Huang Lee sailed into San Fernando, Philippines at 23:47:17hrs Friday – absolutely smashing the 2001 San Fernando Race record of 49h 55m 12s by an incredible 15 hours, 27 minutes and 55 seconds. The 2001 record was set by Sam Chan’s 70’ ULDB Sled, FfreeFire, Sam Chan is also taking part ...

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Clipper Race

Clipper Round the World Yacht Race Clipper Ventures

The UK’s Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has today – Thursday 13 April 2017 – published its final report into two fatal accidents in the 2015-16 edition of the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race, the first in the event’s 20 year history. The report highlights that the first fatality was a direct consequence of the crew member entering the ...

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America’s Cup Bermuda – Video

Oracle Team USA against Artemis racing - Practice Session 3, Day 2 - April 11, 2017 Austin Wong | ACEA

Artemis Racing has dominated several teams on the second day of race in the third Practice Session being sailed in Bermuda. Winds were averaging 12kts and gusting 18kts from the East In the first race Oracle Team USA started ahead with Artemis to leeward, The Defender lost their lead after a touchdown allowing Artemis through to leeward – the Swedish ...

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Les Voiles de St. Barth

Day 1 - Les Voiles de St. Barth © Gramm Michael

Glittering waters, sunlit skies and consistent breeze created the perfect Caribbean backdrop for the stacked competition that took to the starting line for day one of racing at Les Voiles de St. Barth. The 65 boats, split into nine classes, were sent on coastal courses, ranging from 24 to 31 nautical miles, tracing the western and northern coast of the ...

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Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race 2017

Open record holder Wild Oats XI - 2016 Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race © Andrea Francolini/CYCA

The Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) is pleased to announce online entry is open and the Notice of Race available for the Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, which starts at 1300 hours on Saturday 29 July, 2017. Last year’s fleet of 75 was led by the open race record holder, Wild Oats XI, the Oatley family’s super ...

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Groupama Team France ~ America’s Cup

Le Class AC Groupama Team France aux Bermudes en Avril 6, 2017 © Eloi Stichelbaut

Groupama Team France lost a sailor overboard during practice sailing in Bermuda yesterday. The incident occurred as the crew were in the process of a foiling gybe and one of the afterguard ran across the AC50 to the new side. Unfortunately he was unable to stop himself at the end of the crossing exercise and kept running straight into the ...

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Hobart Combined Clubs Long Race

The Mumm 30 Cleopatra won the AMS category of Group A. - Hobart Combined Clubs Long race series © Peter Campbell

Hobart Combined Clubs Long race series – Senior Hobart yachtsman Don Calvert, now in his early 80s, yesterday added another pennant to a long and successful local and international career with his Castro 40, Intrigue. Intrigue won the IRC rating category of the 30 nautical mile Betsey Island race, the last race of the Combined Clubs Long Race Series, to ...

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